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Aren't you all forgetting..?
Authored by: Dr Nick on May 31, '03 11:48:39AM

Surely one of the greatest things about the Mac is that it's easy to use if you've never used a computer. I have to use Wintels at work and the number of times people get confused over <right click> is completely astounding!

I'm a firm believer in multi-button devices, but I think they should be optional so that if you don't want/need the complexity it's not there.

Personally I use a Kensington trackball with programmable buttons and it's fab but my wife uses a one-button trackpad and it works well for both of us.

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Aren't you all forgetting..?
Authored by: tim_bissell on Jun 04, '03 04:24:30AM

NeXT fixed the two button/one button confusion by making both buttons do the same thing by default - you had to explicitly enable the 'right' button in System Preferences. Not too hard for Apple to come up with a similar approach. I'm not buying another powerbook until they come with two buttons on the trackpad (uControl ( allows you to hold down the Fn key and stroke the pad to simulate a scrollwheel - it's great for reading).

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